Ksenia Ivanova is a documentary photographer from Russia, based in Saint-Petersburg. Ksenia works with The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, GEO France, Der Spiegel, Le Monde etc. In the photography, her main interest is focused on social problems and trauma. Website: www.kseniaivanova.com
Made photo story for The Washington Post about The World Cup fans on the Trans-Siberian Railway in Russia.
For The Washington Post made photos and video of the ballet dancers of the Mikhailovsky Theater in self-isolation in St. Petersburg: incredible Andrea Lassakova and Adrian Blake Mitchell, who are in love with each other and in Russian ballet.
Made photos for The Wall Street Journal about the political views of the inhabitants of Kaliningrad, which until 1945 was the Prussian Königsberg.
Made photos and text with Kyrre Lien about the production and distribution of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V for the Verdens Gang. Despite the high numbers of daily new coronavirus cases, the majority of Russians are still reluctant to get vaccinated.
Elmira Ibragimova is the founder of the first women's football team in Dagestan. In the beginning of her career, no one believed that women in Dagestan could play football. Now Elmira trains her team and teaches 30 girls aged 7 to 12 to score goals. I wa